Category: Land Trails
Pennsylvania Legacies #101

Pennsylvania Legacies #101

June 28, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

Pennsylvania Legacies is on summer break through mid July. We leave you with an audio postcard from the recent unveiling of two exciting new improvements along Bucks County’s Delaware & Lehigh Trail. Links: Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Wolf...

PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail

PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail

June 18, 2019WBRE/WYOU-TV

PEC Vice President Janet Sweeney appeared on WBRE-TV’s “PA Live!” to talk about the kickoff of the Get Your Tail on the Trail Northeast PA Chapter: 

Pennsylvania Legacies #100

Pennsylvania Legacies #100

June 14, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

It’s not just Pennsylvania — trails and greenways are becoming must-have amenities for communities throughout the U.S. and around the world. But the trend isn’t universal, and the scarcity of trails in many areas is reflected in lower public health,...

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected]   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

Keeping it 100

Keeping it 100

February 20, 2019By: Patrick Starr

100 Communities Support the Circuit Trails!  And PEC Helped!   800 miles of multi-use trails that connect important destinations across nine counties in two states is a big, ambitious idea that is not easy to get one’s arms around. And...

Opportunities Lost

Opportunities Lost

December 20, 2018

Congress has missed its last opportunity in 2018 to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a landmark conservation and recreation program that has funded projects throughout Pennsylvania and across the nation since it began in 1965. Despite strong bipartisan...

The Long Run

The Long Run

October 18, 2018By: Josh Raulerson

The morning of October 12 was cold and windy in Cumberland, Maryland, where the Great Allegheny Passage begins. Despite the weather, the ten PEC staffers and friends milling about at the Mile Zero marker were smiling as they awaited the...

Pennsylvania Legacies #83

Pennsylvania Legacies #83

October 5, 2018By: Josh Raulerson

An update on the expired – but not yet extinguished – Land and Water Conservation Fund, and a visit to the 2018 Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition Summit in Morgantown, WV. Links: Save the Land and Water Conservation Fund Industrial Heartland...